Drowning incident at Bolton Potholes

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BOLTON — A 20-year-old man from Connecticut was killed during a drowning incident in Bolton today.

Authorities were notified of a drowning that occurred at the Bolton Potholes at around 4:30 p.m.

Police say that the victim, identified as Samuel Paprin, of Greenwich, Connecticut, had been caught in the rapids while swimming and became unresponsive.

He was transported by ambulance to the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington and subsequently pronounced deceased.

State Police was assisted by Richmond Rescue, Richmond Fire Department, and Bolton Fire Department.

Police say they are still investigating the incident.

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